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•---T—n 1gilBl ^ ^t "• Hit ler Preparing Germans for e Ba News Editorial Comment Written Today and Moved by Telegraph or Cable. DeWITT MacKENZIE &• fe' Associated Press War Analyst Lf< ^Nazidom's great "man, who Claims to work his wonders by in* tuition, indeed seems to have had a^flash of second-sight (or was it just horse-sense?) during his ,re dent Munich beer-cellar speech •'wJien he told his people in abou "so many words they were headed for mountains of grief. * The titanic battle on the Russian front has worsened suddenly for the Hitlerites. Two outstanding developments indicate this greatest of all armed conflicts is in the midst (j'off another far-reaching crisis. | fJ v These events are: V*, VI. The Red avalanche has en- $£",?gufled Zhitomir, thereby slashing Kr\i Hitler's thousand-mile front virtual- Classified Ad* mutt be In offlc* day publication. All Won*. Ads cosh in odvdnc*. Not token over the Phone. Oft* ttme— le w«*«% wtalmtim !•« ThfM tiitits-'-jyi* w»»d, minimum Me Shi »lm««— Je w«rd, minimum , ISf On* month— lie word, mlnmlum $2.70 •.oteS or* for continuous Insertions only THE MOftE Ybu'tELf THE QUICKER Wanted to Buy MEN AND BOYS' CLOTHES, MEN and boys' shirts. Ladies' and childrens' coats. Men, women and childrens' low heel shoes. R. M. Patterson Store, Hope, Ark. 19-lmc For Sole SEE US BEFORE YOU BUY, sell or ttade furniture. The best place in town to buy furniture. Ideal Furniture Store. 27-lmpd. Real Estate for Sale 266 ACRES ON HIGHWAY 55, miles from Okay, a mile from Saratoga. Electricity. Five ten nant houses, one six-room dwell ing. Large and small barn. 'Forty acres in alfalfa. On school bus route. 196 acres in cultivation. Clear of debt. Apply J. M. Wil born, Okay, Ark. 150 MULES, MARES, SADDLE horses, jacks, stallions and Shetland ponies. All stock guaranteed. Free truck delivery. At same location for 30 years. Windle Bros. 516 West Broad., Texarkana, Texas. 23-tf :>' * SADDLE STALLION. MARE AND 3 month old mare colt, and mare, bred August 2. Registered Jersey with Heifer calf. Weaning pigs. Doxible vaccinated. My home The Pines, for sale or trade. W. M. Ramsey. 9' 6t P For Rent THREE ROOM FURNISHED apartment. Utilities paid. Close to Schooley's store. Phone 38-F- 11. Mrs. J. E. Schooley. 12-3tc TWO ROOM FURNISHED APART- ment. Adjoining bath. All bills paid. 622 South Fulton St. Call 391. 15-3tp Wanted to Rent ly»'jh two. and pointing a spear- .head at the Polish border, some Sixty miles away. It is one of the key victories of the war. * "2. The ttermans today announced "half a million Russian troops have > broken through the Nazi defenses , '&rthe Dnieper-bend'trap which thel ulN£l Muscovites are trying to close about the Hitlerites in that region. This hasn't been confirmed by the MY FARM ON SPRINGHILL road. One mile from city limits. 4 room house electricity, phone, automatic pump, hay barn with sealed grain bin, chicken house, smokehouse, pumphouse, All new. Main fences new. 15 acres. 100 assorted fruit trees and grapes. One-hall mineral rights. Contact Dr. Zimmerly. ll-6tp FIVE OR SIX-ROOM HOUSE. Prefer Ward 1 or 2. Employed in city. Reasonably permanent. No small children. Reference. Cal Hope Star. 2-tfdh 4 OR 5 ROOM HOUSE. PERMA nent employment. No small children. Phone 404-W. 13-6tp Senate Group Goes to Bat for Baseball Washington. Nov. 15 (if) Professional baseball is "absolutely es sential" to civilian and military morale, Senator Lucas (D-I11) said today in pointing out the sport is making valuable contrbiutions to the war effort while using an "in 3-2wks.pd. | finite simal" part of the nations manpower. "My sincere hope is that nothing /ill be done by any agency of the overnrnent which will in any way isturb the continuation of this real American institution," Lu as said in an address prepared fo enate delivery. Baseball contributions to wai unds total $2,128,698, he declared and admission taxes paid th government through the Nationc tnd American Leagues for the 194 and 1943 seasons amounted to $2 289,702. Sales of war bonds and stamps n drives sponsored by baseball in- .erests netted $1,027,923,225, the senator said, and the baseball equipment fund raised $250,814 to furnish sports equipment for men in the armed forces. Citing figures he said were ob- .._ JERSEY COW, FOUR years old in April. One whiteface heifer calf, three months old V B. Otwell, 523 W. Ave. D. ' . 12-6tp Soviet. ,The Berlin statement about a J80 ACRE FARM SIX MILES FROM Lost SMALL BLUE -'TICK HOUND Last seen November 3 on Mayo River, $10 reward. See C. IV Momom, Hope, Rt. 1. 15-6tp break-through at the trap would rseem to be calculated to prepare the German public for another big withdrawal of their forces in that area. As a matter of fact it .wouldn't be surprising if the retreat already is well on its way. f If this is true, there is direct re- HAVE YOUR OLD MATTRESS Hope on Rosston highway no. 4. Two houses and barn. See Mr. Roy Collier, 806 West 4th St. or call 149R. 13-6tp Notice jlation between the retirement in •the extreme south and the danger- *ous extension of the Red wedge 'Which has been driven into the Nazi line at Zhitomir to the north. "A deep thrust through the front ' ^bove the Dnieper bend would ren-1 FOR 'der the German position on the southern flank utenable. •s&The mighty Russian war ma""chine is gathering momentum as *^l\e ground greezes. Thus far the 1 ^Germans have averted a debacle 1 ^y the soldierly withdrawal of their •Unwieldy line, and despite the crit- '• ilcal developments there's no sign at moment that .they, won't be ile to continue falling back with made new. Prices reasonable. Used furniture bought or accepted as payment on your mattress. Phone 152. Hope Mattress Co. 10-lmp SPORTS ROUNDUP Associated Press Sports Columnist New York, Nov. 15 (/P)— Pig- kin Post-Mortcm ... It prob- ibly was the grand climax of an unusual season Saturday when Texas U. actually sent in the water boy — four-foot, 11-inch Billy Andrews — to kick a couple of extra points against TCU ... Up to last week there hadn't been as many oddities on the field as you might expect in a season when colleges officially dropped football, then came back with "informal" teams, when some players turned up on two or three different teams through navy transfers, when student managers were pressed into service, when colleges like Columbia had stars of All-America caliber right hand.y but ineligible. Gridiron Gremlins North Carolina and Army scored all-important points when their op ponents' forward pass attempts from behind the goal line were grounded in the end zone for safeties . . . One of these a season cas to see how the "T" formation should be worked — and the boys probably decided it's easier to become generals than Bears. No Sale The other day Ford Frick, National League president, tried to put over a fast one on Brooklyn's Branch Rickey by suggesting that ley bet a hat on the football game n their old colleges, Dcpauw and Ohio Wesleyan would be enough Penn State had to recruit officials from the stands for its game with Temple when the men assigned were late in arriving 1943 Rose Bowl Game to Be Dropped San Francisco, Nov. 15 — (IP) — The war shattered another precedent in the sports world. There will be no East-West football game in the Rose Bowl Jan. 1. Instead, twice-beaten University of Southern California and undefeated University of Washington SALE: ONE ELECTRIC sewing machine, several non- electrics, two hand vacuum cleaners. Sewing machines bought,, sold, rented, repaired. James -.Allen, 621 Fulton St., Hope, Ark., phone 322-J 2-lmp FRIENDS, IF YOUR OLD MAT- tress needs making over we can some semblance ; of, order. However, their position has steadily worsened and they're on the broad highway to ultimate disaster, fit's amazing the Russians have „, been able to keep their-terrific of- !^>~»fensive moving through, the terri- <'fields of mud produced by the make it just like new. All work guaranteed. Cobb's Mattress Shop. 712 West 4th street. Phone 445-J. Erman O. Bright. 10-6tp ALL TYPES OF HOME AND building repairs. Specialize in reroofing. Estimates free. A. M. Rettig. Phone 221. 13-6tc will make it an all-western affair with the Pacific coast conference championship at stake. A special committee of the coast conference yesterday picked Wash ington's virtually untried but apparently powerful Huskies to oppose the fa'st-fading Trojans, winners of the ' southern half of the war-split conference title, in Pasadena New Year's Day. The committee said it had "explored in full the possibility of playing a game of traditional East- West character but from all points of view, including the military, the Washington- Southern California contest was the most desirable and practicable under present war conditions." tained from President Ford Frick of the National League, Lucas gave this breakdown of the manpower | setup in the senior circuit: Players in the services, 151 (as of Oct. 15, 1943) players on the 1944 reserve list, 263. Of the latter group, he said, 85 are prc-Pearl Harbor fathers, 37 are classified 4-F in the draft, 20 are over 35 years old, 31 over 30, 31 are post-Pearl Harbor fathers, ;hree are aliens and two are under military age. Eleven are married men with children. Twenty-one have been reclassified in 1-A and 10 already have been order4d to report for induction examinations. Lucas said American League figures on manpower and draft were not available to him for expressed the belief they would be "very similar" to those of the National circuit. Thc senator said both . major leagues have reduced their travel And Ohio State's players had to be called back from the dressing room to kick the fielc goal that gave them a 29-26 deci sion over Illinois. Showing that his mind isn't always on baseball Rickey shot back: "No you don't read the papers, loo." ... DC pauw, if you haven't noticed, .has he National's highest grid scorer n Bob Steuber and a flock of othei uwy trainees who have helped Bob jile up the touchdowns. Service Department Johnny Frasca, former outfielde with the Reds' Tucson, Ariz., farm club, has just returned to the Nc\ Orleans Naval Armed Guard Cci ter after serving ten months as gun } captain on a emrchantman that delivered a highly explosive cargo during the Sicily invasion. His gun was credited with at least one Nazi plane . . . Combat Correspondent Sgt. Ben Goldberg reports that the Dodgers and Notre Dnme still lead in interest among the marines in YBMA to Give Banquet for Bobcat Squad The Young Business Men's Asso elation will entertain Coach Foy lammons and members of the Bobcat squad Wednesday nigh with an appreciation banquet a Hotel Barlow at 7:30 p. m. The largest squad ever to .report daily since the season started is expected to be on hand. Although the Bobcats have frequently been defeated the record shows most of the losses in the season opening games. Improving steadily, the Bobcats in the lasl five games have lost one, lied one and won three. Proof that they are a better team was shown last Friday night when Hope downed Magnolia 13-0, after being defeated by the Panthers 13-6 earlier in the season. This week the Hope eleven journeys to Nashville for a game with the Scrappers. The two teams in a previous contest tied 19-19. A large number of fans, besides members of the YBMA will attend the banquet. Leo Robins will serve Hot Springs, , Pine Bluff Tied for Lead Little Rock, Nov. 15 </P)- %•' Arkansas High school conference, with the Hot Springs Trojans and Pine Bluff Zebras tied for the lead in the red hot title race, offers one of its drabbest football programs of the season this week. > Only three loop games arc pVi tap and one of them, BlythcvlUc at Jonesboro, doesn't count in the standings because it will bo the second meeting of the clubs this year. |-. The hcadllncr, it any, will brinV the lowly Russellvillc Cylconcs to Little Rock to meet the Tigers. The other tussle sends Forrest City to Hope Star fHE WEATHER Arkansas: Fair . this afternoon, tonight and Wednesday; much cooler this afternoon, colder tonight with temperature 24 to, 28, continued cold east; rising temperatures in west portion Wednesday. 45TH YEAR: VOL. 45--NO. 29 Stof ol Hop«, 1899; Press, 1927. Consolidated January 18, 1929. HOPE, ARKANSAS/TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 1943 (AP)—Means Associated Press (NEA)—M«ms Newspaper Enterprise Ass'n PRICE 5c COPY Gomel Virtually Isolated Benton. The Tigers, who lied the Zebras 0-6 Saturday to send the Pine Bluf flans into u perfect lie in the stand- Ings with the Trojans, can move back into third place by beating the Cyclones. They would displace the Fort Smith Grizzlies svho will be playing outside the loop Clarksville. Other non-conference games bring Bcebc here Little Rock, send mackovcr and the South Pacific Proving ma- Higher Authority When some one asked Greass Neale, rough and ready coach of the Phil-Pitt Eagles, why he never ran on the field to dispute decisions like the other pro coaches, Neale replied: "I'd like to, but I've been ordered to remain on the sidelines." . . . The surprised questioner asked where such orders came from . . . Greass looked sad and replied: "My wife." Monday Matinee The war plant that employs the Indians' Oris Hockctt plans to appeal the ball player's 1-A draft classification because "toolmakers are hard to find" ... So arc good outfielders, but either way Hockett likely won't be playing next sea- Remigio Saavedra, the Argentine bike rider who collected rines are just like the resl of us. Air Corps Is Believed Place for Luckman By SID FEDER New York,, Nov. 15 (/P)— Sid Luckman, Ihc one-man air-raid, has enlisted in the merchant marine, but off his latest job ot dump' , .1 ^^.... I OIU ft t,iiiu»~;i» »•* «-»*'"-• ••*»«-< »- » — •- • L" 8 £^* lo ±-^ C ^ U «S the opportunity to become the hoi as master of ceremonies. Today in Congress By The Associated Press Senate Considers measure cli- recling the treasury to spend $25,000,000 for war bond advertising in newspapers. Agriculture commillcc opens inquiry on general farm silualion. Judiciary committee considers move to submit poll tax controversy as constitutional amendment. House — routine session, HOUNDED HOUNDS About 8000 fox and stag hounds have been destroyed in Englanc since the outbreak of the war, o about two-thirds of the total num ber in Great Britain. reenville,' Miss. The Fort Si/iillv larksville and Bccbc-Norlh Littt. ock games will be played Thursay. Hot Springs, whose Bud Canada s leading the scoring race with )7 points, will be idle. Jake Baldvin of Pino Bluff, with 81, .is rua , erup in individual scoring anu ohn Hoffman, Little Rock, ihird, vilh 68. to a minimum and could carry on gas coupons f rom f ans to keep his to the satisfaction of the Office of Defense Transportation. curcel . u also nas fiiven nim be that he's picked the wiong book Thc cal branch of Uncle Sam's service to several players — fcl strut his stuff. lows like Tackles Lee Artoc an ,„. u rtrt |,,. lUWb 11IVU -L».ll,IYlua *_»wv- Jklvww «.. The way he tore the record books stydahar and Backs Georg , _i_ :»i_ .,„ nlltt i-t-» n I " . _. .. • apart yesterday with an ^ .. all-time record'aeriaF'clircus consisting of | wrc ckcd the' Bears- seven touchdown passes and 45d ' McAfee and Norm Slandlee — jus bone Sports Mirror By The Associated Press Today A Year Ago Frank Dixon, N.Y.U. freshman, wins 1C 4-A cross country title. Three Years Ago — Al Davis disqualified in non-title fight with Frtizie Zivic, for repeated low blows. 'windbreakcr" car in motion,, repaid them by completing his 689 mile non-stop trip in a little under 18 hours . . . Thc Rangers' Frank Boucher explains that he's in condition to play hockey at the age of 42 because farm help was so scarce last summer he had to do the work himself . . . The Army team sat in on yesterday's Giants-Bears fra- iority p,pwer. While : fall rams, expecially as they had ,v - tieen driving steadily since July 12, ' f and by all the rules of war were ' due to pause for rest, repairs and , corisolidation of gains. The weather ) anfl the mud were in favor,, of ^he- defending Nazis, and "the fact they were unable to halt the Red armies is a clear indication of the super- of the Russian striking- the Hitlerites have been able to retreat without falling into a'general rout, they not only have been suffering heavy casualties but Ijave lost a colossal amount of materiel The steady loss in man- pq*er has been serious, for the harassed Fuehrer has just about drained his reservoir of reserves, b*otn in extreme youth and in middle-age. Still, it may well be that, so "Jar as concerns the exigencies of tjie moment, his loss in mater- Relief At Last 'ForYourCough , r qreomulslon relieves promptly because it goes #ght to the seat of the trouble to help loosen and expel germ laden phlegm, and aid nature to soothe and heal raw, tender, inflamed bronchial mucous mera» branes. Tell your druggist to sell you • bottle of Qreomulsion with the un* distending you must like toe way it y allays the cough or ypu are iel has been a greater blow. If H tier's war Indus ries were running full blast, and pouring out great quantities of supplies as they did .in. the early part of the war, theri,.his recent losses- in equipment on the' bloody bat le fields of Russia wouldn't be so serious, But the American and British bombing team s ripping the German indus trial centers to pieces. The Fuehrer can't replace his losses on the eastern front, and consequen ly is growing weaker each day as he pulls his line back and leaves more supplies behind. The harsh cprollary to this is that even if the Nazi chief could replace his losses in manpower which he cannot do — he would be unable to give them the equipment necessary to withstand the Russian onslaught. The German army still possesses great defensive power, as we likely shall have demonstrated when we undertake the great invasions of France, but it has shot its bolts as an offensive machine. As things stand, the fate of the retreating German forces is bouncing about like the ball in a roulette wheel, and nobody can say where the ball will drop. While there are bound to be local Nazi disasters, one would expect them to keep retiring in hooe of being able to make a stand. However, Hitler may not be able to bring his war machine out of its skid and it may just keep Market Report ST. UOOIS LIVESTOCK' ®- .Natidnal Stockyards,- 111',, M .Nov. 15 iOT': (WFA) hogs,', 17,000 ;.; 180 Ibs. up and sows opened steady with average Friday; later bidsj around 10 lower; under 180 Ibs. 1015 lower; top and early bulk 200270 Ibs. 13.70; few 280-300 Ibs. 13.3560; 180-190 Ibs. 13.25-60; 140-160 Ibs. 11.75-12.85 few 12.90; 120-140 Ibs. 10.75-11.90 100-120 Ibs. 9.75-10.90; bulk good sows 12.65 few down to 12.50; stags 12.75 down. Cattle, 7,500; calves, 2,000; liberal supply of all classes offered; around 60 loads steers on sale with considerable number not yet yarded very little inquiry for any class; cows dull; a few medium bulls about steady at 9.00-10.50; good kinds very scarce vealers 50 lower; good and choice 14.50; medium and good 12.00;-13.25; nominal range slaughter steers 10.0016.50 slaughter heifers 8.00 - 16.00; stacker and feeder steers 7.7513.00. Sheep, 5,500; part of run late in arriving; early recipts mostly subsidies. t At the close wheat was 3-4—1 1-8 higher, December $1.58 3-8 — 5-8, rye was up 5-8—7-8, December pi.12 1-2—3-8, oats were ahead 1-8—5-8, December 78 1-2, and bailey was up 3-8—5-8, December $1.17 5-8. Cash wheat, none, Corn No. 4 yel low 1.03; sample yellow 93. Oats, No. 2 white 86 1-2; extra heavy 88 3-4; No. 1 special red 85 1-2; No. 2 special red heavy 85 3-4. Barley, malting 1.30—1.44 nom. hard 1:20—1.23 1.20—1.23 nom.; feed 1. 1.20—1,23 nom.; feed 1.12— 1.17 nom. Field seed per 100 lb weights, nominal timothy 5.75 — 6.00; red top 14.00-15.00; clover 31.50; sweet 10.50. way" to take to the air this yea and let Sid prove he's a flying fo tress. against North El Dorado to Pine Bluff, to Our Daily Bread Sliced Thin by The Editor ALEX. H. WASHBURN Gifts From OWI The army has a dental corps of 3,000 officers. *• BOWEL Yanks Lose Some Ground fo Nazis in Italian Hills DRIVE OUT Roundwormn can cauac real trouble insirlo you or your fidgeting, "picky" 'appetite. Itchy nose of scat. It you even nuapect roundworrn«. «« Jayne's Vermifuge today 1 JAYNE S is America's loadlnw proprietary worm medicine : used by millions for over a century. ArtH ventlr. vet driven out rounuworme. B!? 'uRf you «ct JAYNE'S VERMIFUGE I trucked in lambs; established. market ' not on sliding towards the Reich. Only 11 to 21 per cent of a white 6 - WCNKCUHPCAB.STO REPLENISH OUR STOCK POULTRY AND PRODUCE Chicago, Nov. 15 (ff) Poultry live; weak 6 cars; 35 trucks; hens live; weak 6 cars; 35 trucks; hens 22, leghorn hens 19 1-2 colored broilers, 1 fryers, s prings 23 1-2 rocks, broilers, fryers, springs 25 1-2; leghorn chickens 21; roosters 17; ducks 23 geese 24 turkeys 29-35. : *•>•+«•• GRAIN ANP PROVISIONS Chicago, Nov. 15— (IP)— Wheat and rye advanced about a cent to [ay on buying attributed to heavy lisappearance of the bread cereal during the first quarter of the crop season and reports that the 1944 winter wheat goals were not likely to be achieved. Fractional gains were scored by oats and barley. Traders said the strength in rye was based on a belief that, if ceilings should be set on oats and barley, marketings of these grains may dry up and thereby expand the demand for rye as a substitute. Large premiums were paid for choice offerings of oats in the cash market, supporting futures. The trade closely watched Washington developments regarding NEW YORK COTTON New York, Nov. 15 (/P) Predictions that Congress will defeat the subsidy bill designed to hold down prices, caused outside buying and trade price fixing demand in cotton today. Late afternoon prices were 15 to 30 cents a bale higher. Dec 19.73, Mch 19.49, May 19.23. Futures closed (old contracls) 30 to 45 cents a bale higher. Dec high 19.79 low 19.71 last 19.76 up 6 Mch high 19.54 — low 19.46 — last 19.51-52 up 6 May high 19.29 — low 19.20 — last 19.27n up 9 Jly high 19.08 — low 18.97 — last 19.04 up 9 Middling spot 20.43n, up 3. N-nominal. NEW ORLEANS COTTON New Orleans, Nov. 15 (/P)—Cot ton futures advanced here today on mill price fixing and short covering. The market closed steady 40 to 65 cents a bale higher. Dec high 19.95 — low 19.86 — close 19.92 up 9 .-. Mch high 19.70 — low 19.60 — close 19.66-67 up 9 Irish, Seahawks Top Nation's Grid List New York, Nov. 15 (/P) There was no change last week in the list of the nation's unbeaten and untied football teams that have won three or more games. Notre Dame : anc the Iowa Seahawks, who clash this week, continue lo top the selec group of 13 elevens. Records of the undefeated, untied teams (three games or more): Team GPts OP Notre Dame 8 312 37 Iowa Seahawks 8 232 84 Purdue 8 207 55 Randolph Field (Tex) 8 242 30 Franklin-Marshall (Penna) 7 124 37 Bainbridge (Md) Naval ..7 313 7 Colorado College 6 193 27 Bunker Hill (Ind) Naval Air 6 171 37 Doane (Neb) 6 133 34 Washinglon 4 150 32 Pittsburgh (Kan) Tchrs ..4 99 7 Rulgers 3 59 .6 Boston college 3 143 12 ... . . . crus hing running game. Th yards of pitching gain against the - "monsters of the mid New York Gianls, the suspicion ' lu "- l - u arose the curly Chicago Bear is a born bombardier. Air-Raid Sid isn't Ihinking of re- iring from Ihe game yel, as some •umors have it. After all, you only had to watch him in yesterday's 56-7 win to realize the guy has too much fun lo quit now: especially with protection from a front line that practically gives him time to serve tea in the backfield before having to pass. However,- the ex-Columbia ace— he's still known as "Lou Little's boy" — is figuring on trading in his shoulder pads for that merchant | marine uniform right after the season ends. And since he's 27 now, Sid believes the war may last too long to permit him to come back. Although the .war may wind up JOHN REESE - - Agent for - Uniforms - Slacks - Suits Dresses Very Sheer Hosiery in Latest Shades 306 South Laurel St. Hope, Ark. Give him a break! •0' "I LOST 52 Lbs.! WEAR SIZE 14 AGAIN" MRS. e. o. wetts, FT. WORTH Af Pictured Hi» -> You may lose pounds and hive a more alender, eraccful pKure. No exorcise. No drUBH. No laiativo. Eat moat, potatota, sravy, butter. Thc oporiimco o( Mr». Wells may or may not bo different than youri. but why not try the AyUa Plan? loot at theio results. In clinical toils under tho direction oC Or. Von Hoover, lot persons lost M to IS Ibl. ureralto In • few weeks with the Ayils Plan. Sworn to before a Notary Public. With this Ayds Plan you don't cut out any meals, starches, potatoc3, meaU or butter, you simply cut them down. It's simple and easier when you entoy delicious (vitamin fortified) AYDS before each meal. Abio- lutely harmless. Try a large size box of AYDS now. 30 days supply only (2.25. Money back: GUARANTEE if you don't get results. Phone John P, Cox Prug Co., Hope, Ark. '"Please give me a better chance; tp r telephone '••' atid 10 SOUTHWESTERN BEll TELEPHONE COMPANY Cotton: Orphan of War Brother Joe Meets the Cops In the midst of all our billion-dollar national war prosperity this is something the press services have overlooked: Panic is sweeping the rich cottonlands of eastern Arkansas. ® I spent three clays lasl week wilh I planters, big and small, and here is the story: 1. The St. Francis river valley, with the richest land in the world, had drouth damage on the 1943 crop. Collon production was 65 lo 70 per cenl of normal. Corn was a lolal loss. On one plantation whose average cotton yield is a bale-and- a-quartcr per acre, the operator planted 350 acres lo corn—and got Iwo wagonloads. 2. Farm labor is fleeing Ihc cotton country for Chicago war- plants. Agriculture, pinned down cither by government rule or economic circumstance, is unable lo mcel Ihc competition of war-swollen indu>tn : tl wages. Added to the competition of wages is the competition of the armed forces, for Selective Service has just recently stiffened the requirements for a farmer seeking deferment. Now he must show 1,200 poin'.; As an average bale of coUon counts for 80 points, this means a cotlon farmer musl show 15 bales production to qualify for deferment. If this is worrying farmers in betlcr-than-balc-to- Ihe-acre territory you can imagine what the prospect is for holding help on the farm in areas where production averages a third or a bale or less. 3, The government has abandoned cotton quotas for the coming year. This means there will be no conservation payment; (commonly known as ;A'parUy'Sfe£nfci3' government estimates, ruthlessly correct, that farmers can't get enough labor for 1944 to overproduce cotlon. But with the uncertain market outlook the average farmer reels he has lo produce more cotton lo > be sure ot a normal return—otherwise it will be wholesale liquidalion of farming as an unprofitable enterprise. o'clock at night. "That's about the only time I'm off duty. And it's tougher getting a Long Distance call through when unnecessary calls arc jamming the wires.'- By EDWARD KENNEDY Allied Headquarters, Algiers, Nov. 1C (IP) — Two Nazi counterattacks have driven American troops of the Fiflh Army from high ground north of Venafro, Allied headquarters announced today, but the Eighth Army won new hilltops in Ihc eastern sector of Italy. Thc German onslaughts pushed the U. S. troops oul of areas previously occupied on Monle Santa Crocc above Vcnalro, where a Fiflh Army wedge seriously throat- ens the enemy's powerful winter line. In the air war, Libcralors of the U. S. 15lh Air Force — joined by lend-lcase Liberators, of the reorganized Yugoslav Air Force — smashed at Elcvsis airfield at Athens yesterday, and American medium bombers hammered Kala- maki aridrome in the Athens area. Resistance remained strong along the length of the Fifth Army front in Ilaly, headquarters said. Soldiers of Gen. Sir' Bernard L. Montgomery won new- high ground north of Atessa. —J4 r^H^.^inhind "'"irorri the" Adriatic — and ' Eighth Army patrols made new sorties cross the Sangro river on Ihis casl flank, feeling oul German strength. Enemy elements were mcl near Montazzoli near lhe middle reaches of the Sangro. Land operations generally were held at a near standstill by mud and bad weather as the opposing forces girded for showdown battle. Thc weather also preVenled ex- lensive air activity in litaly, al Ihough some sweeps were made, with an assault upon a truck convoy near Ancona on the Adriatic coast. Two Allied planes were losl ir all activities. Hot Springs Has Traffic Increase Quorum Court Sets Up $29,725 tor Coming Year Quorum count was held at the Hempslead County courthouse yesterday setting appropriations and levying taxes for the coming year. At noon the 17 justices of peace making up the court, were guests of county officials at Hotel Barlow. The group voted to again hold a Hempstead Livestock show next , year. Thc same equalization board members, Earl Martindale and T. J. Drake, were elected, and J. .G: Prescott was 're-elected 'as county road commissioner. The group also passed a resolution endorsing Judge Fred A. Luck and appealing to him to seek a third term. Thc following appropriations totaling $29,725 and tax levys were set up: Road Tax three mills (same) County General .. five mills (same) Slate Tax nine mills (same) Uncle Sam is Santa Glaus and the OW1 rings the sleigh bells as a shower of pre-Christmas gifts are dropped from airplanes over enemy-occupied countries. Some of the reminders that Americans are the friends of the oppressed peoples include a coloring book for children, complete with crayon and bar of soap. Court Appropriation J.P. Courts County Courts Jail Expense Paupers Expense Miscellaneous Courthouse, Jail Officers Salary T.B. Sanatorium Arkansas Crippled Children's Home lul 125 125 5,000 2,000 500 2,700 4,000 7,000 200 Allies Keep Up Ship a Day Rate in Rabaul Area —War in Pacific Southwest Pacific quarters, Nov. 10 Allied Head(/P) — Allied bombers, constantly searching for Von Papen Leaves Turkey for 'Berlin Ankara, Nov. 16 UP Baron Franz Von Papen, German ambassador to Turkey, left for Berlin by special plane today, presumably to report to Hitler on recent Anglo-Turkish conversations in Cairo. * . . . . . There had been considerable speculation that Turkey might soon throw her weight into the war on the side of the Allies. The country was informed of some of the decisions made at the Moscow conference when Anthony Reds Go North to Cut Rail Line Protecting Flank —Europe Norway and Greece Under Air Attacks . County Agent (white County Agent (negro) . rlomc Demonstration Agent Health Nurse County Physician Municipal Court County Library F. Crittcnden Home .. Assessor and Tax Records Records and Stationary ,, * SKIN acne IRRITATIONS OF EXTERNAL CAUSE ne ptoplea, bumps (blackheads). a»4 ugly broken-out skin. Millions relieve /nlseries with simple home treatment. Goes to 'wort at owe. Direct action aids healing, works the wtiseptlc way. Use Black Md White Ointment only as directed. We, 25c, SOc sizes. 25 years .success. Mosey-back guarantee, jsr Vital in cleansing is good soap. Enjoy famous May high 19.45 — low 19.36 — close 19.44-45 up 11 Jly high 19.24 — low 19.15 — close 19.23 up 8 Oct high 18.83 —low 18.79 — close 18.82B up 9 Dec high 18.76 — low 18.76 — close 18.76 up 13 C44) B-bid. Spot cotton closed steady 25 cents a bale higher. Sales 2,043, low middling 15.72; middling 19.62; good middling 20.07. Receipts 7,353; stock 159,851. Slack and to S!ti.a Soup •Jaily, PRINCES AND PROVINCES One-third of the Indian Empire consists of 708 states of varying size and character, governed by separate native Indian princes. For Safe cated lings Auction ipmeni CCC Camp Hot Springs, Nov. 1G (/P) Hot Springs National Park was tho only one of 25 national reservations lo record an increase in tourists during the Iravel year, Oct. 1, 1942 to Sept. 30, 1943, John Emmert, park superintendent, reported. He said Hot Springs had an eight per cent increase, with 185,904 visitors as compared with 172,649 in 1941-42. Emmert slated the average Irav- el for all parks decreased 48 per cent because of wartime transportation difficulties. LION PAYS DIVIDEND El Dorado, Nov. 16 (/I 1 ) A quarterly dividend of 25 cenls per share, aggregaling $108,772.50, was declared by lhe Lion Oil Refining Company's directors yesterday. The dividcncd will be payable Dec. 11 to stockholders of record Nov. 27. 6 Miles South of Hope Monday l •vember 22nd Sale Starts at 10 O'Clock By tK« American Ugion Keeping Up With Ration Coupons Processed and Canned Foods: November 1—Firsl day for green stamps A, B and C in Ration Book 4. November 20 — Lasl day for blue stamps X, Y and Z in Ration Book 2. December 20—Last day for green stamps A, B and C in Ration Book 4. Meats, Cheese, Butter and Fats: October 24—First day for brown slamp G in Ralion Book 3. Oclobcr 31—Firsl day for I y>wn slamp H in Ration Book 3. November 7 — First day for brown slamp J in Ration Book 3. November 14 — First day for brown stamp K in Ration Book 3. ^'November 1 — First day for sugar stamp No. 29 in Ration Book 4. Good for five pounds. Gasoline: November 21—Last day for No, 8 coupons in A Ration Book, good for three gallons. B and C coupons are tsond for two gallons This is a fact report based on personal interviews with men farming all the way from 320 acres up to 4,000 and 5,000. I was told thai every large operator in St. Francis county except one had canceled all rent-land contracts and,fallen back to wholly-owned acreage. It is clear, of course, lhat lhe government has ruled collon a non critical item. We have a year's supply. Supplies of other farm com modities, principally food ,are no so plentiful. That's how Washington looks a matters. And yet, anyone familia with actual dirt farming knows tha to let thousands of acres ot farm land die simply because cotlo: isn'l wauled ut the moment is t invilc permanent disaster. Fo farm units once broken down ar not easily re-established. And be fore we are through with this worl crisis we may need rigorous cull valion of every worth-while acr America owns, * * * This is the slory of Joe. Joe is one of Iwo brothers whu run a bookie joint Stale police raided lhe place Ihc other day and found Joe's brother—but Joe wasn't there. The police took out lhe tcle- lype and olher equipment, and then lhe brother spoke up: 'Please leave me just one telephone." "Why?" asked the police. "I want to call somebody," said the brother. So he called up: 'Hello, Joe; come on down here right away." Pretly soon Joe walked in . . . saw everything smashed . . . saw the police . . . turned to his brother and said, "Whal did you call me for?" Well," replied his brother, "I With sly eye and tilled hat, Al Jolson sun bathes at Miami Beach, l-'la., as hfc recovers I mm illness contracted aitei return from overseas camp tuur 17 175 175 600 1,800 900 50 1,000 3,000 Road to Rome Toughest Fight Yet for Yanks Japanese warships in general — 1 and cruisers in particular — have sunk or damaged better than one a day during lhe Northern Solomons offensive. To date, beginning with that raid, Allied fliers in their favorite hunting ground for enemy warships — Rabaul and Kavieng, New Ireland — have sunk or damaged more than 40. Three cruisers, at least 10 destroyers and a gunboat have been sunk. At least ,11 cruisers, 15 destroyers, a destroyer 'tender, a submarine, a submarine tender and a corvette have been damaged. Two additional cruisers were listed as probably hit at Rabaul. The air blows to the cruisers have been so heavy that Navy Secretary Knox said Japan has been seriously impaired in that category for future operations in the Rabaul area. Adding to Japan's cruiser losses during lhe period were one sunk and two damaged in a naval battle off Bougainville. Headquarters reported today that a 1,000 pound bomb, dropped by a Catalina flying boat, landed on the stern of a Japanese cruiser 18 miles northwest of Rabaul Sat Eden, British foreign secretary, met the Turkish foreign minister in Cairo. Von Papen was received by the Turkish official before he left for Germany. Hull to Tell Congress of Historic Pact Washington, Nov. 16 •(/?)— Secretary Cordell Hull broke precedent by traveling 26,000 miles for the Moscow conference and he'll break it again Thursday with a two-mile trip from the State Department to Capitol Hill. Hull will be the first cabinet member ever to speak before a joint session of Congress, which wants to hear a first-hand account of the historic Moscow pact. Arrangements were made by the principle radio networks for broad- By HENRY C. CASSIDY Moscow, Nov. 16 (/P)— The Red Army swuTig sharply north alohg^ the eastern edge of the Pripet ~i' { ; marshes today, ripping out another important section of the German ' communications system and cover- ., ing the flank of the great Russian £ bulge west of Kiev. ' The general line of attack shifted, at least temporarily, from the former westward thrust lo a new drive to the north apparently de- < signed to eliminate any possibility of a major German counter-attack- in White Russia. The-most immediate effect of the newest turn in the campaign was the cutting of the railroad and'i highway running west from Gomel, southern achor of the German's White Russian line, to Kalinko- vichi. The strong German garrison which has been holding out in Gomel was thus virtually isolated and that White Russian city east of the Dnieper river appeared on the verge of falling to the victorious Russians. Snapping of the Gomel-Kalmko- vichi communications lines was accomplished by Red Army forces m. secretary's . 12:30 p.m. address, Eastern War Time. By GLADWIN HILL London, Nov. 16 (/P)— Bringing (tier's ramparts under attack olh in the north and the south, merican bombers struck targets i Norway today after another cavy blow at Athens airfields. Tho Norwegian targets were not isclosed immediately. The Nazis lave been harboring a number of in Norway's ,-ivl' I: 111 heir big warships eep fords. Allied headquarters ;| in Algiers •evealed simultaneously that units f the reorganized Yugoslav Air Force, now '.rained as heavy bomber crews, have entered the war in ENDORSEMENT BE IT RESOLVED by the members of the Quorum Court of Hempstead County, Arkansas, in regular session assembled, November 15th, 1943, lhat Fred A. Luck, WHEREAS, Hon. as Counly Judge County, Arkansas, such capacity for By DON WHITEHEAD With lhe Fiflh Army in Italy, Nov. 16 (/P)—With their advances now measured in yards instead of in miles the road to Rome has become by far the toughest route of battle, any American troops have fought on in " the '"Mediterranean theater. Neither Tunisia nor Sicily presented the difficulties which the Allied troops must overcome before they drive the enemy into Northern Italy and it is becoming obvious lhal neither of those campaigns cost lhe blood Ihis drive will | talks, he will emphasize to House and Senate these points: 1—A call for a Unified American urday night penelraling the armor Judging from .the secretary's re- and exploding inside the warships, marks to a news conference yes- The Catalina was part of a night terday, his .first since he returned patrolling group which later scored I from lhe anglo-Amencan-Russian a hit amidships with a 500 pounder on a large enemy merchant ship. General Mac Arthur's spokes- . . man in commenting on the blows policy of interest in foreign affairs, lo the cruisers, has pointed out backed by all political parties. that Japan lacks: facilities in the 2—A proposed Allied r commission Rabaul-Kavieng area lor- the re- to mairttBta order nv liberated na- pair of such vital ships. * tions until these countries can hold Today's communique reported no | plebiscites to choose their rulers, substantial changes but only patrol clashes at Empress Augusta Bay the west-central coast of Bou- on linville n the northern Solomons. of Hempstead cost, has served in) The difficulties are the weather, almost three, terrain and a well-trained, well- vears and that he is to be com-! disciplined enemy dug into strong mended for the business-like man- --^ «f •**"* '-nnk in numbers ner in which he ! has • financed the affairs of our county, and in ihe building of our farm to market he Mediterranean Ihealer and yes- lerday flew with formations of the Fifteenth Air Force Liberators lo bomb lhe Elevsis airfield. U. S. medium bombers from Italy struck Kalamaki airfield in the Athens region. Thc Yugoslavs are Flying Liberators given Ihem by lhe Unilcd Slalcs government under lease- lend. They operate as a YugosUr. Air Force under Iheir own command. Today's attack was lhe second by American heavy bombers on Norway. On July 24 a part of a heavy force hit a U-boat base and other installations at Trondheim while others wrecked an important metal plant at Heroyu. The operations followed upon a renewed German air offensive against Britain with an attack for the first lime in many months on soulhwcst England and the region where American troops are roads, and we as a express our thanks body wish to for the go.id gravel roads that we now have in Hempstead County which were Almost impassable at the beginning of his administration County Judge, that such points of solid rock in numbers greater than the Germans • have previously congregated along a single front in this theater. The roads to the front are slimy blown strips of mud. Each small steam is a traffic bottleneck. The Germans blew the bridges which engineers have had to replace with temporary structure. Rains have turned the country- be on WHEREAS the year of 1944 will side into muddy bogs Day by day .uWveT, to elect officers to carry it is growing colder in Ihe tower- .1°^£"„„?„ OnvPmment. which Ing. cloud - swathed mountains me jv-«-«» "" ----- — i • i the County Government, which will end Ihe second term as County Judge for the Hon. Fred A. Luck, and we as a body do hereby endorse and solicit Fred A. Luck, to aspire and seek the office of County Judge of Hempstead County, Arkansas, for a third term, and we therefore as a body recommend him as hearsing for an invasion rc- of the continent. The Nazi raiders dropped incendiaries and high explosives, causing a number of casualties and considerable damage. Thc Berlin radio said Plymouth was attacked during Ihe night. Residential areas were reported to have suffered most heavily in the raid, but fires also were started in an industrial section. Bombs likewise fell in one or Uvo I of London's outer suburbs. It was the first enemy aerial ac- wanted to see your name in thai j tj v ily over Britain since the night police docket just once ..." ! " " " - u — " " m ~" f "'"" v " f . _ . ^/-^ ft •• - . - - Freezing Weather Predicted Tonight Little Hock. Nov. 16 (O 1 }— Tho Weather Bureau predicted freezing weather for the entire stale lo- night, with continued cold forecasl for lhe east portion of Arkansas. Rising temperatures for the west portion are indicated tomorrow. Some rain was reported for yesterday, Lillle Rock meters record- ng .08 inches. Clarendon .21, and Arkadelphia .10. CRUDEOIL INCREASE El Dorado, Nov. 15 (O>>— The 42 south Arkansas oil and gas pools produced 76.554 barrels of crude oil and condensate daily dur- ln« September — an increase of 1,114 borVels daily over August, the state oil and gas commission reported. of Nov. 8, when a small force ol raiders attacked London for the 10th night in succession, and Die first attack on the southwestei-r coast in many weeks. The strike against Norway fol lowed a foray by RAF Mosquito bombers against western German) lasl night after a one-night lay oil'. Two Mosquitos were lost, am | one fighter was missing from a i night offensive patrol. ! I WARRANTS RECEIVED i Little Rock, Nov. 16 (ff> Th auditor's office today receive from Slate Treasurer Earl Pag warrants for §50,000 principal an $17.656 due Dec. 1 on the revolving loan fund and $19.817.50 interest on the Benton hospital constiuction bonds issued in 1939. ,„.„ „„ such candidale for lhe County Judge's office as an non- rable courteous, efficient officer nd servant of the people of Hemp- lead Counly, and it will be lo their nlerest to have such a capable ounly Judge lo serve them in this •orld wide crisis as never before. THEREFORE, BE IT REOLVED: That as a deserved tcsti- nonial to the Hon. Fred A. Luck, as worthy and efficient County udge as a token of the esteem nd appreciation of the Member if this Quorum Court of Hemp- lead Counly, that a copy of this endorsement be spread on the rec- ,rds of the Hempstead County ing. where Ihc Doughboys and Tom mies are fighting tenaciously to rout the cnemy out of his stronf, point. The weather has weakened Al lied air power which was one po lenl weapon Ihc Germans were un able to match. Allied war plane have been grounded much of th lime by rain, fog and low hangin clouds which reduce visibility. It is true the weather is th same on the enemy side of the Un and their troops arc uncomfortabl loo, bul Iheir communications ar I nol hampered by demolition Their troops arc in well-preparec positions which give them sheltc /i'om tlic elements. Some of C M. Lewis, T. H. Beauehamp, Elijah Stephens, A. C. Monls. L. C. Hull bore down on these points yesterday. He said all nations would be allowed to choose their lhe American front line I own governments at free elections including the Baltic and Balkan stales. This reference lo the future of the tiny Baltic states of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania collided sharply with the oft-published Russian views that for other coun- Former Pal of Chapman Is Paroled I tries to discuss their status would be similar to an international conference on the future of California. The states were incorporated into the Soveit union before Ger- which broke through the enemy lines south of Rechitsa .and pushed on southwest of that city. Other Red army units operating 65 miles to the southwest captured the towns of Kanavochi and Bazar, respectively 40 and 30 miles north- , east of the rail center of Koros- : ten. ••.-•• •..'.'• This force apparently was aiming to be-pass Korosten to the, north and slash across the Leningrad-Odessa rilway, which already had been severed, at, Zhitomir^ to £ deployed below Rechitsa. Korosten^ itself appeared doomed, front dis- , patches indicated. The Germans have thrown strong tank and infantry forces into their counter-attacks southeast of Zhito- mir and west of Fastov, on the left flank of the Kiev bulge Frontline dispatches however, leporled that all these thrusts had been repulsed. Nevertheless, the Red army was not underestimating the enemy's strength in this sector, and was Little Rock, Nov. 16 (TP)-Louis many attacked Russia in 1941. •Buddy" Saddler, 35, one time ac- omplice of the late Charlie Chap- A reporter raised the question of the Polish frontier and Hull re man — public enemy number one ted lhat the doctrine of plebis- vhen he died — has been fur- cjtes and the principles of the.At- oughed from a 28-year prison term lamic cnarter were adopted by the 11 Arkansas to make him eligible 'or clemency in Texas where he lad a 25-year-term. Gov. Homer M. Adkins said the ndefinite furlough from the Ar cansas sentence had been "earnestly recommended by Texas prison authorities." The ferlough will three powers at Moscow, The European advosiry council which the three governments decided to set up in London will examine the application of the doctrine to each country as it is liberated, the secretary added. Hull indicated that the London allow the Texas parole board to I ncil is not expected to expand grant Saddler a conditional release | . )itQ guch boarr j proportions as a world peace group now. However, he said, the London commission backed up with further conferences among Allied leaders can settle many disagreements which pop up as peace approaches. Warehouse Explosion Kills 6, Injures 30 outposls have been found even have rugs on lhe floors and large stocks ot walor, lood and small luxuries. Since ihey are allacking, lhe Allied troops cannot prepare shelters to protect !liL'm from the rain, cold and exposure they are enduring in open slit trenches and in rock crannies in lhe mountain. T , ,, „,. „„..„ R Because of the apparent quality lelms, T. J .Logan, Dock Hays it. numbc ,. s o£ cnemy troops, the B. Arnold. Mike Foley, C. T. Ddt- unab]e IQ crack lhe son. J. S. Cox, O. L. Reaves, W. 1. Hill Thos. C. Lee, R. F. Caldwell. Arthur C. Anderson, C. A. Landers. so he can enter the army or take employment, Adkins asserted. Saddler, Chapman and Hugh Lindscy fled from Cummins prison farm Aug. 25, 1937 while Saddler was serving a 28-year sentence for a bank robbery in Clark county, Ark. They subsequently were recaptured in Texas and convicted of the Aug. 31, 1936 robbery of the First National Bank of Atlanta, Tex., in which two bystanders were wounded. Saddler drew a 25 year term there and Arkansas issued a de- tainer for his custody when he completed the Texas term. Chapman and Lindscy received sentences of 60 and 50 years, respectively. Chapman escaped in 1937 and was slain by federal agents near Philadelphia, Miss., his birthplace in 1942. Bookies Close Up Following Decision Hot Springs. Nov. 16 i/Pi— The Supreme Court's two decision yesterday sustaining stale police action against alleged gambling establishments here resulted in the spontaneous closing of six handbooks on Central avenue and two on Malvern Avenue, The Sentinel Record said today. The newspaper asserted the decisions were the ( worst blow suf- Committee Rejects Poll Tox Proposal Washington, Nov. 15 — (/Pi— The UVU. 11 "JU^O j|ii,ioi.n*ftM^« —O--- ' t a . . , \vav ui3 slopes in the face of direct .senate judiciary committee rejecieu * ; J ' , ,i ,. nj i....... i.nc.>tiii4if\ii^\'Si(*nn- Garigliano river line by sheer weight of numbers. The terrain favors the defenders, for they hold the heights and Allied troops must always light their. | U look 581,000 gallons of oil to send American bombers to their first assault on Rome and briny them back to base. fered by gambling interests here in 15 years. The establishments paid off'more than 100 employees, it was said. The Sentinel Record quoted one unidentified handbook operator as saying he quit business because he didn't want the "slate police lo chop up lhe furniture." enemy fire. In many places lhe Germans have dugouts similar lo lhe old Firsl World War type opening onto systems of trenches. Thc weather, by grounding fighters and bombers, is of distinct advantage to the Germans, freeing them Irom the steady hammering ot the lines and communications thai cost thorn so heavily during the summer and early autumn. The slow Allied advance meanwhile is giving the enemy lime lo piepare additional defenses beyond Cassino. a hinge of lhe Garigliano line. Present indications are. therefore, lhat the Fifth Army will have bitter, costly fighting all lhe way to Rome. Yorklown, Va., Nov. 16(/P|—An explosion in a warehouse at the Naval Mine Depot here today killed an estimated six civilian em- ployes and injured between 20 and 30, two of them seriously. The blast awakened thousands of residents o£ Norfolk, Portsmouth and Newport News, some 30 miles distant. Captain R. D. Kirkpatrick, USN (RetV commanding officer al the depot, said he believed the damage was extensive but that no estimate could be given immediately. Sever al fires broke out after the blasi but were quickly extinguished. The explosion occurred at 12:25 a.m. in the explosive plant area The force threw the lighting sys tern out of commission. ft moving cautiously to overcome his i-'' stubborn resistance and safeguard this flank before resuming its west- "^ ward drive toward the Soviet bor- * der. The Russian communique said that 3,000 Germans had been killed in the successful flanking drive „ south of Gomel,' and that 14 towns, ' including the rail station of De- mekhi, 34 miles to the west, had been captured. Great stores of war gear were seized, the bulletin said. Cutting the Gomel-Kalmkovichi railway left Ihe Gomel garrison, with only one escape railway running northwest to Zholobin Front dispatches said this line was already being hammered by Russian j artillery. West of Zhitomir, ; Gen Nikolai /atutin's forces were within strik' ng distance of the old Polish bord- r following the captuie of the own of Baranovka, but Vatutm apparently was awaiting the outcome f fighting in the Fastov-Berdivhev .alient on his southern flank be- ore continuing his westward drive. He still had 165 miles to go before •eaching the German- Russian ( border set up in 1941 before the erman invasion of Russia. Other Russian forces continuing their offensive action in the Ger•nan-held Crimea were fighting to There arc two hundred varieties of finch in the United States. 9 to 8 "today a resolution by Senator O'Mahoney tD-Wyo) calling lor constitutional amendment to prohibit collection of u poll tax as u qualification for voting for federal officers. O'Mahoney said he would offer j Fayolteville, Nov. 16 (/PI — the resolution again at the com- coach John Tomlin scheduled u iniltee's next meeting Monday in | scrimmage today for his Arkansas the belief "it eventually will carry." Razorbacks who had a day of rest The committee previously ap- j yesterday when their football togs proved a bill to prohibit the col- " lection of such taxes. However, O'Mahoney declared, i "the constitutionality of this bill is I seriously questioned and the only i sure way to outlaw this tux is the | constitutional way." \ »»*•«•— •A single U.S. armored division uses more than 000 tons of ammunition every day it is in action. Porkers Resume Practice Sessions failed to arrive from Texas. Guard Leon Pense who sparked the attack that defeated Southern Methodist University 14-12 last week has a lame knee and may not be able to play against the Okla honia Aggies in Fort Smith Friday night, Tomlin said. extend their beachheads north and south of the town of Kerch, the Red army communique said, By The Associated Press London, Nov. 16 Massed Russian attacks dented German linos in eight sectors of the long Soviet front, the Berlin radio asserted today in reports attempting to minimize Red Army successes. Turrisn gains were acknowledged by Transocean Agency in the Great Dnieper bend southwest of Dnepro- petrovsk, north of Krivoi Rog and north of Cherkassy. Other Russian successes were reported in the great Dnieper bend southwest ot Dnepropetrovsk, north of Krivoi Rog and north of Cherkassy. Other 1 Russian successes were reported in the Zhitomir area and southwest of Kiev; near Rechitsa in the Gomel area; and in the Smolensk and Orsha areas of the frozen north. The G e r m a n communique, broadcast immediately after the reading of a Transocean dispatch recording the Russian successes, curiously depreciated all the Russian gains heralded by the propaganda agency and pictured the battles as vast defensive successes Another regular on the hospital list is Ready Nicholas, halfback, who has three fractured ribs. Both accounts, however, agreed that some of the most violent bat- (.Continued on Page Three)

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